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the new year comes new state laws. >> kim dacey has more on what to expect. >> on tuesday, a dozen new state laws will go into effect. some were highly discuss. one allows gay couples to marry as of january 1. baltimore city elections will now be held in the same cycle as the presidential elections. for veterans, the department of veterans affairs will be required to give out something of their status. another new law will make it easier to protect kids and disabled -- a parent or guardian can freeze their credit report. advocates say they hope will protect foster children. >> we are hoping that the credit bureaus and the department of human resources will be able to get to some data sharing so they can freeze them or stall them as well as help them to get access to their credit report. >> maryland is the first state to pass bill law allowing minors the ability to freeze their credit reports. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> 37 degrees at 5:06. a petition growing against a church group. >> george h.w. bush takes a turn for the worse. >> this is a live picture on the west side. it loo
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, wbal-tv 11 news. >> a number of other new laws go into effect today. current city officials will get an extra year in office. a parent or guardian can freeze credit reports to protect kids from identity theft. they hope it can protect foster children. for more on all the new laws, you can visit our website, wbaltv.com. >> fireworks and parties unfolded all around the world. >> kurt gregory takes a look at new year's around the world. >> the first major city to celebrate 23 was in new zealand. in australia, a fireworks display dazzled hundreds of thousands in sydney where an estimated 1 billion people watching on tv. a large crowd in china. in tokyo, monks rang bells to cleanse sins. letting loose and dancing their way into 2013. more than 100,000 soldiers serving in afghanistan. in central russia, these brave ip.ls took an icy dept the water temperature was 37 degrees. the world's tallest building set the stage for a giant celebration. tens of thousands celebrated at the eiffel tower. big ben rang out the old and rang and the new. the tradition continued in the big apple. tens of tho
Dec 31, 2012 5:00am EST
friday. your taxes may go up in 2013. top leaders back to a short-term extension of a farm law that would keep prices from rising. at least 24 colleges have frozen tuition and then leased eight have cut tuition including scene haeton hall. i'm jane king with the bloomberg business report. >> we know the ravens are in the playoffs and now we know who they will be playing. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. what are you looking forward to in 2013? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to email@example.com. >> 18 to 1 are the odds the ravens were given to win the super bowl. >> there are two constance with the ravens, joe flacco and the health.ltam >> we have a couple people out on defense. >> they can get to the super bowl if they can keep everyone. we have everyone that we need. >> we want to hear your take on the ravens' postseason playoffs. >> 5:26. fiscal impact. >> the nation teeters on the edge of the fiscal cliff. >> how will maryland be impacted if we do go over the fiscal cliff?